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  Ayotte, Kelly A.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2011-01-03  
 
NameKelly A. Ayotte
Address
Nashua, New Hampshire , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born June 27, 1968 (51 years)
ContributorScott³
Last ModifedRBH
Oct 09, 2016 11:16pm
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Life -
InfoEDUCATION -- 1990, Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1993, Villanova University School of Law, 1993.

POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Republican

EXPERIENCE -- New Hampshire's first female attorney general began her legal career as clerk to New Hampshire Supreme Court Associate Justice Sherman Horton. She joined a private law firm in Manchester in 1994, but left in 1998 to join the state Department of Justice as a criminal prosecutor. She was appointed senior assistant attorney general and head of the criminal bureau in 2000. As criminal bureau chief, she won guilty pleas from a pair of teens accused of murdering two Dartmouth College professors. In 2003, Ayotte left the department to serve as legal counsel to then-Gov. Craig Benson, but returned the same year following her appointment as deputy attorney general. In July 2004, Benson appointed Ayotte to replace Peter Heed, who resigned. Gov. John Lynch nominated Ayotte to a full term this September. She was unanimously confirmed in October.

FAMILY -- Husband, Joseph Daley, daughter, Katherine.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
09/17/2016-09/20/2016 Monmouth University 50.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
06/22/2016-06/23/2016 Public Policy Polling 40.00% ( 1.0) 44.00% ( 1.0) 16.00% ( 0.0)
01/04/2016-01/06/2016 Public Policy Polling 41.00% ( 1.0) 43.00% ( 1.0) 16.00% ( 1.0)
11/30/2015-12/02/2015 Public Policy Polling 40.00% ( 0.0) 42.00% ( 0.0) 17.00% ( 1.0)
10/16/2015-10/18/2015 Public Policy Polling 40.00% ( 2.0) 42.00% ( 4.0) 18.00% ( 2.0)
08/21/2015-08/24/2015 Public Policy Polling 38.00% ( 2.0) 46.00% ( 3.0) 16.00% ( 1.0)
04/09/2015-04/13/2015 Public Policy Polling 40.00% ( 1.0) 43.00% ( 2.0) 17.00% ( 3.0)
10/10/2014-10/15/2014 University of Massachusetts 45.00% ( 0.0) 42.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
09/13/2013-09/16/2013 Public Policy Polling 41.00% ( 3.0) 45.00% ( 1.0) 14.00% ( 4.0)
04/21/2013-04/24/2013 Public Policy Polling 44.00% ( 0.0) 46.00% ( 8.0) 10.00% ( 7.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
08/20/2016-08/28/2016 University of New Hampshire 46.00% ( 4.0) 42.00% ( 2.0) 12.00% ( 6.0)
07/29/2016-08/01/2016 MassINC Polling Group 42.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 20.00% ( 0.0)
07/09/2016-07/18/2016 University of New Hampshire 42.00% ( 1.0) 40.00% ( 2.0) 18.00% ( 3.0)
06/15/2016-06/16/2016 Global Strategy Group (D) 45.00% ( 0.0) 46.00% ( 0.0) 9.00% ( 0.0)
04/07/2016-04/17/2016 University of New Hampshire 41.00% ( 7.0) 38.00% ( 10.0) 21.00% ( 3.0)
05/06/2015-05/22/2015 University of New Hampshire 48.00% ( 4.0) 28.00% ( 1.0) 24.00% ( 5.0)
10/17/2014-10/17/2014 Suffolk University 54.00% ( 0.0) 31.00% ( 0.0) 15.00% ( 0.0)
09/29/2014-10/05/2014 University of New Hampshire 44.00% ( 9.0) 27.00% ( 2.0) 29.00% ( 6.0)
08/01/2012-08/12/2012 University of New Hampshire 53.00% ( 0.0) 25.00% ( 0.0) 23.00% ( 0.0)

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EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 10, 2013 08:00am News Ayotte will support immigration bill  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jul 15, 2009 11:10am News (NH Gov) Lynch gives flowers to Ayotte at Council meeting  Article Scott³ 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 10.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
Kelly Ayotte for U.S. Senate  Discuss
RACES
  09/08/2020 NH US Senate - R Primary ???
  11/08/2016 NH US Senate Lost 47.84% (-0.14%)
  09/13/2016 NH US Senate - R Primary Won 78.55% (+61.18%)
  09/13/2016 NH US Senate - D Primary Lost 1.08% (-97.08%)
  01/03/2015 Commerce Committee - Seat 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2015 Budget Committee - Seat 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2015 Armed Services Committee - Seat 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 NH US Senate Won 60.03% (+23.22%)
  09/14/2010 NH US Senate - R Primary Won 38.21% (+1.19%)
  04/01/2009 NH Attorney General - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/05/2005 NH Attorney General - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/14/2004 NH Attorney General - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  07/31/2019 US Ambassador to the United Nations Lost 0.00% (-62.22%)
  07/23/2019 US Secretary of Defense Lost 0.00% (-91.84%)
  08/01/2017 FBI Director Lost 0.00% (-94.85%)
  01/24/2017 US Ambassador to the United Nations Lost 0.00% (-96.00%)
  01/20/2017 US Secretary of Defense Lost 0.00% (-98.99%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NH US President - Nov 08, 2016 R Mike Pence
US Commissioner of Food & Drugs - Feb 24, 2016 NPA Reject
US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015 D Loretta Lynch
US Secretary of Housing & Urban Development - Jul 09, 2014 D Julián Castro
US Secretary of the Treasury - Feb 27, 2013 D Jacob J. "Jack" Lew
NH US President - R Primary - Jan 10, 2012 R Mitt Romney
US Senate Republican Conference Vice Chairman - Dec 13, 2011 R Ron Johnson
US Secretary of Commerce - Oct 20, 2011 D John E. Bryson
Solicitor General of the United States - Jun 06, 2011 D Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 I Sonia Sotomayor